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Current record for: William James Abbott
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name William James Abbott
Born in Highgate
Resident of Not Known
Died 03/06/1917
Age not known

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium
Grave or panel reference Enclosure No.4 Sp. Mem. 11.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • George Abbott, Father
    23, Scholefield Road, Upper Hollowa
  • mary Abbott, Mother
    23, Scholefield Road, Upper Hollowa
Military Information Military Information

Rank Lance Corporal
Service Number 610062
Unit 19th (County of London) Battalion (St. Pancras)
Regiment London Regiment
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known